This name’s origins aren’t completely clear, but it likely has African roots and means “quiet and tranquil.” And if a name’s meaning has ANY bearing on the baby, then you’ll definitely want to use this one for your little girl. Then maybe you’ll get some sleep.
Famous people named Zola:
Singer Zola Mae Taylor; runner Zola Budd; daughter of actor Eddie Murphy, Zola Ivy Murphy.
On the TV show "Grey's Anatomy," Zola is the daughter of Meredith Grey and Derek Shepherd.